SAT Test, which is also known as Scholastic Aptitude Test, is one of the most widely accepted college admission tests in the United States. It is also globally accepted at several parts of the world. Majority of the students take SAT test at the junior or senior level of higher schooling and nearly all the colleges and universities in US recognize the students’ SAT test scores. According to the statistics, the test is taken by more than two million students every year, all the over the world.
SAT was formerly known as Scholastic Assessment Test, which has been rechristened to SAT Reasoning Test. The standardized test is administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), while it is published and developed by the College Board, which is a non-profit organization in the U.S. The purpose behind conducting the SAT test is to examine students’ overall knowledge in the fields of reading, writing and mathematics (which they have learned in their school), before they are selection selected for college level education.
The questions asked in SAT test are divided into three major sections - critical reading, mathematics and writing. These three sections are further divided into ten sections - critical reading (three sections), mathematics (three sections), writing (three sections) along with one variable, which is unscored. The whole SAT test consists of three hours and 45 minutes duration. As a test taker, you should know that your admission at the college level is not only determined by your SAT test score. It also depends on your skills in answering these questions.
To appear for Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), you have to register yourself by following a certain procedure, step by step. There are various ways for SAT registration which includes online, mail or phone. While registering, you have to pay a certain amount of US$, in the form of SAT Test fee. However, the College Board has regularized certain accommodations for those applicants, who are suffering from some kind of disability. Apart from that, if you are not satisfied with your registration, you can also cancel or change your registration along with test center or test type.